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Director of Information Technology

Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA), located in Burlington VT, has an immediate opening for a Director of Information Technology.  Named  one of the “Best Small/Medium Places to Work in Vermont” the last few years, VHFA is looking for an individual who will help us to maintain our great reputation, demonstrates a strong work ethic, is creative, puts our customers first, and works well both independently and as a team player.

Responsible for managing all aspects of the Agency’s Information Technology (IT) department and resources, including the network, websites, hardware, and software. A proven leader who is a trusted partner and strategic advisor to the Agency’s business units and Executive Management team. An innovative thinker who is able to clearly communicate Agency-wide, and concurrently prioritize and manage large and small projects involving IT and/or software implementation.  Also responsible for the design and testing of the Agency’s IT disaster recovery process, maintaining effective working relationships with Agency partners regarding technology, and the identification and selection of IT vendors and consultants whose contributions would benefit VHFA’s operations.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology or similar field, Microsoft Certifications, or equivalent work experience is required, as is eight years’ experience in a progressively more responsible IT position and at least two years’ experience supervising IT staff. Experience in network architecture and administration, virtual server environments, cybersecurity, database structures, cloud-based solutions, and Microsoft Office Products and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), is desirable, as is a basic knowledge of accounting and/or mortgage banking.

In addition, candidates must demonstrate a problem-solving approach with good attention to detail, exceptional customer service skills, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must be highly organized, able to set priorities, meet deadlines, and fulfill end users’ requests in a positive and timely manner, while working with a wide range of individuals, both internal and external to the Agency.

VHFA offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.  For a detailed job description and benefits overview, please see the Careers section of VHFA.org. To apply, send cover letter (required), resume, salary requirements and references to the Human Resources Department at HR@vhfa.org by Friday, June 14, 2019.

VHFA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace. We highly encourage women, persons with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.

Community Development Underwriter

Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA), located in Burlington VT, has an immediate opening for a Community Development Underwriter.  Named  one of the “Best Small/Medium Places to Work in Vermont” the last few years, VHFA is looking for an individual who will help us to maintain our great reputation, demonstrates a strong work ethic, is creative, puts our customers first, and works well both independently and as a team player.

Responsible for comprehensive underwriting and analysis of prospective multifamily housing and single-family developments being considered for VHFA financing, tax credits, and special initiatives. Will underwrite and analyze Housing Credit applications and administer the Federal and State Housing Credit Programs. This position administers real estate Development programs in coordination with the Managing Director of Community Development and actively participates in initiating and conducting outreach to the development community and partners. This person will assist in the development of loan and Housing Credit policies and procedures as part of the development team; will maintain familiarity with and administer programs in accordance with all applicable federal regulations, VHFA statutory requirements, and Community Development rules and underwriting guidelines; and will manage loan requisitions. Finally, this position is responsible for maintaining and submitting requisite reporting and tracking project performance.

Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience is required, as is a solid grasp of finance and financial risk analysis and strong spreadsheet and word processing skills.  Experience in multifamily and/or single-family housing development, credit analysis, loan underwriting, or residential and/or commercial finance, and experience with community development and knowledge of State and federal housing programs, is desirable. Requires occasional travel throughout Vermont with a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation, and periodic travel outside the state for training and trade conferences.

In addition, candidates must demonstrate a creative problem-solving approach with good attention to detail, exceptional customer service skills, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must be highly organized, able to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines, while working with a wide range of individuals, both internal and external to the Agency.

VHFA offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.  For a detailed job description and benefits overview, please see the Careers section of VHFA.org. To apply, send cover letter (required), resume, salary requirements and references to the Human Resources Department at HR@vhfa.org by Friday, June 14, 2019.

VHFA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace. We highly encourage women, persons with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.